Uterine Fibroids

UTERINE FIBROIDS

It is a condition when there occurs tumors in the uterus, which are non – cancerous but they cause other problems. They can be single or multiple, can be well inside the uterus lining or can be in the muscular wall of the uterus. They can cause following symptoms:

  • Heavy menses, may cause anemia
  • Painful menses
  • Irregular menstrual bleeding
  • Difficulty to conceive
  • Lump in the abdomen
  • Urinary problems due to pressure effects of fibroid
  • Miscarriage

Treatment options:
Drugs and hormones to shrink the size
Removal of the fibroid by surgery: hysteroscopy, open surgery, laparoscopy
Removal of uterus depending on number of fibroids and age of the patient